John Addison

John Addison
John Addison is the Leadership Editor for SUCCESS and the author of Real Leadership: 9 Simple Practices for Leading and Living with Purpose, a Wall Street Journal and USA Today best-seller. Renowned for his insight and wisdom on leadership, personal development and success, John is a sought-after speaker and motivator. Read more on his blog, and follow John on Facebook and Twitter.

3 Qualities of Optimistic Leaders

By John Addison | August 29, 2018

The best leaders are guided by optimism.

To Be a Better Leader, You Need to Empathize

By John Addison | March 13, 2018

A great leader must understand his or her team.

Master the Art of Delegation in 3 Steps

By John Addison | January 8, 2018

Delegation empowers your team while creating space for you to focus on the large, important decisions. 

How to Take Responsibility in a Crisis

By John Addison | December 11, 2017

Own it. Earn respect by taking responsibility. 

3 Ways for Leaders to Be a Calming Force

By John Addison | November 13, 2017

How to lead someone who thinks everything is urgent

The 9 People You Need to Be Successful

By John Addison | October 9, 2017

‘Old friends, they shine like diamonds. Old friends, you can always call. Old friends, Lord, you can’t buy ‘em. You know it’s old friends after all.’

5 Traits of Naturally Resilient People

5 Traits of Naturally Resilient People

By John Addison | September 25, 2017

Bring out your best in times of trouble.

How to Build Self-Control

How to Build Self-Control

By John Addison | September 11, 2017

If you’re struggling with self-control, don’t spend your energy pretending you’re not struggling. 

5 Positive Ways to Build Your Belief in Yourself

5 Positive Ways to Build Your Belief in Yourself

By John Addison | August 28, 2017

Be boldly humble.


Why You Should Keep Pushing Through Your Setbacks

By John Addison | August 14, 2017

You’ve got to treat success and failure as just things that happen, and you’ve got to keep moving forward. Success is a journey. It has its ups and downs…